From one of the more entertaining White House pool reports in recent memory, comes this dispatch about President Obama’s $35,800-per-plate ($5k to the campaign; the rest to the DNC) fundraiser in San Francisco this morning:
Mr. Obama was in the middle of his remarks when a woman in a white suit stood up and said, Read More
A reader passed along the following invitation for Andrew Cuomo’s first major fundraiser since getting inaugurated at the start of the year.
The fundraiser is tied together with a performance of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and according to our reader, specifically targets members of the LGBT community. (The show is about two drag queens Read More
A reader passed along the following email from Democratic fundraiser Sally Minard inviting supporters to a a “Campaign Inaugural Gala Dinner” for President Barack Obama at the Starlight Roof at the Waldorf-Astoria on April 27.
“The battle lines have been drawn,” writes Minard. “The campaign for the presidency is joined…The revolutionary agenda proposed by the Read More
A reader passed along the following invitation from FriendFactor, a new gay rights group which will be making a big splash in New York next month with Chelsea Clinton headlining its first fundraiser.
Besides Ms. Clinton, the host committee includes a number of the leading lights from the local LGBT world, including former Republican National Read More
A reader passed along the following invitation from Council Speaker Christine Quinn for a fundraiser hosted by the New York Building Congress and construction magnate Frank Sciame.
The Building Congress is made up of all the players in the real estate development industry–unions, contractors, constuction firms and the like– and is one of the most Read More
President Barack Obama will be returning to New York City on April 27 for another fundraiser as he officially embarks on his 2012 re-election bid, according to two major Democratic donors who have been informed of the president’s plan.
Obama came to New York City last week for a Harlem dinner that netted $1.5 million Read More
This morning, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand emailed supporters to celebrate her record-breaking first-quarter, in which she raised more than $3 million dollars.
“I couldn’t wait to thank you,” wrote Gillibrand, who is up for re-election again in 2012, before she resumes the usual six-year schedule. “Our campaign just closed its books for the FEC filing period Read More
A reader passes along the following invite from Upper West Side Congressman Jerrold Nadler for a fundraiser in June with state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
Nadler was an early endorser of Schneiderman’s attorney general campaign last year, and the two both hail from the Upper West Side. I haven’t heard any rumblings about Nadler running Read More
Barack Obama is heading up to Harlem tonight to dine at the Red Rooster, the hot new eatery by Marcus Samuelsson, in order to raise funds by for the Democratic National Committee.
The evening comes with a $30,800 ticket to entry, and Fortune has a rundown of some of the folks willing to Read More
Earlier this week we took note of a Roll Call report which said that Republican Randy Altschuler is exploring a re-match against incumbent Tim Bishop for a Suffolk County congressional seat.
This morning we received a fundraising solicitation from Bishop with the subject line “Deja Vu All Over Again,” which uses the prospect of Read More